Early American Poetry: Selections from Bradstreet, Taylor, Dwight, Freneau, and Bryant
Jane Donahue Eberwein, Anne Bradstreet
University of Wisconsin Press, 1978 - Poetry - 383 pages
Here is the first major-figure anthology of American poetry of the colonial and early national periods, an indispensable volume for both students and scholars of American literature and civilization.
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It was the True - Love Knot , more sweet than spice And set with all the flowres of Graces dress . Its Weddens Knot , that ne're can be unti'de . No Alexanders Sword can it divide . 5 The slips here planted , gay and glorious grow ...
Sweet orange grove the fairest of the isle , In thy soft shade luxuriously reclined , Where , round my fragrant bed the flowerets smile , In sweet delusions I deceive my mind . 40 But Melancholy's glooms assail my breast , For potent ...
Yet , ' twas a pleasant toil to trace and beat , Among the glowing trees , this winding way , While the sweet autumn sunshine , doubly sweet , Flushed with the ruddy foliage , round us lay , As if some gorgeous cloud of morning stood ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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